Before we explain further the difference between BCP and DRP let’s identify first what is BCP & DRP stands for. BCP is Business Continuity Plan while DRP is Disaster Recovery Plan.
Mostly people think BCP and DRP are the same but actually they are not. BCP is a suite course of action your organization need to do which include the DRP, while DRP is more incline in the Technology aspect.
BCP is considered also as a complete package of activities including the Technology side (DRP) , COST, People, Procedures and Assessments. So when they say BCP exercise drill it means all your operation need to stop temporary, require all your staff to participate while DRP is just a set of procedures to recover technology devices.
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